Syllabus | Schedule

Physics 11 Schedule
Spring 2020
Date
In-Class topics & Lab Activities
Homework Sets Replacement Videos and In-Class Worksheets Weekly PLC

1/27
1/28
1/29
1/30

Introduction; What is Physics? Class goals.
Lab 1.1: Team Building
Math Review, pictures, & expectations
Lab 1.2: Vector Addition
Homework Set 1: Motion Diagrams and Vector Skill Building
Due: Wednesday 2/5

Motion Diagrams 1-24
Motion Signs 1-26
Motion Graphs 1-30

PLC 1: Survey

2/3
2/4
2/5
2/6

1D Motion: Translating Words to Pictures
Lab 2.1: Uncertainty Analysis
1D Motion Problem Solving
Lab 2.2: Plotting 1D Motion

Homework Set 2: 1D Motion Problems
Due Wednesday 2/19
1D Motion Worked Example 1-40
1D Motion Example 1-42
Force Diagrams 1-68
1D Force Rankings 1-71
PLC 2: 1D Motion

2/10
2/11
2/12
2/13

1D Motion: Freefall
Lab 3.1: Freefall
1D Forces & Motion
Lab 3.2: Freefall
 
PLC 3: Vector Forces

2/17
2/18
2/19
2/20

>>>HOLIDAY: President's Day<<<
Lab 4.1: Force Diagrams
Newton's Laws of Motion in 1D
Lab 4.2:

  1D Force & Motion Rankings 1-74
1D Force Example 1-84
PLC 4: Forces

2/24
2/25
2/26
2/27

1D Force Examples
Lab 5.1: 2D Ballistics
2D Projectile Motion Vectors
Lab 5.2: 2D Challenge Shot

Homework Set 3: 1D Force Diagrams and 2D Projectiles
Due Monday 3/2
  PLC 5: Ballistics

3/2
3/3
3/4
3/5

2D Projectile Motion Examples
Lab 6.1: Acceleration on an Inclined Plane
2D Newton's Laws
Lab 6.2: Acceleration on an Inclined Plane
  Motion Signs 2-14, Motion Graphs 2-17
2D Motion Examples 2-31, 42, 47
PLC 6: Projectiles

3/9
3/10
3/11
3/12

2D Forces & Force Diagrams; Circular Motion
Lab 7.1: Friction on an Inclined Plane
2D Force & Motion Problem Solving
Lab 7.2: Friction on an Inclined Plane
Homework Set 4: 2D Forces
Due: Monday 3/16
  PLC 7: 2D Forces

3/16
3/17
3/18
3/19

2D Conservation Laws: Bar Charts & Examples
Lab 8.1: Energy & Power Units
Solving 2D Conservation Problems
Lab 8.2: Energy & Power Units

  Start here, read through and try the activities. Then, click through to "kinetic energy" and go back to do the 2 on work.
https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/u5l1b.cfm
 
PLC 8: Skate Park Energy

3/23

Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break Spring Break

3/30
3/31
4/1
4/2

Examples & Catch-up
Lab 9.1: Review
>>>Celebration of Knowledge<<<
Lab 9.2: None

  PLC 9: Traffic Light

4/6
4/7
4/8
4/9

Electric Charges & Electric Fields
Lab 10.1: Electric Charge Exploratorium
Electric Fields & Forces
Lab 10.2: Electric Charge Exploratorium
    PLC 10: Charge Density

4/14
4/15
4/16
4/17

Magnetic Fields & Magnetic Forces
Lab 11.1: Magnetism Exploratorium
Magnetic Fields & Magnetic Forces
Lab 11.2: Magnetism Exploratorium

    PLC 11: Magnetic Fields

4/21
4/22
4/23
4/24

Ideal Gases & PV Diagrams
Lab 12
Ideal Gases & PV Diagrams
Lab 12: Ideal Gases & Heat Engines

    PLC 12: Ideal Gases

4/28
4/29
4/30
5/1

Static Fluids & Archimedes' Principle
Lab 13.1: Static Fluids Exploratorium
Buoyancy; Moving Fluids
Lab 13.2: Moving Fluids Exploratorium

HW: Fluids
HW 8 & 9 Due Wed 5/3
  PLC 13:Fluids
(Due Thursday)

5/5
5/6
5/7
5/8

Reflection & Refraction of Waves
Lab 14.1: Mirrors
Reflection & Refraction
Lab 14.2: Lenses
HW Set: Optics
Not for turning in
  PLC 14: Mirrors & Lenses

5/12
5/13
5/14
5/15

Special Theory of Relativity
Lab 15.1: Review
Special Theory of Relativity
Lab 15.2: Review / potluck
 
Practice Problems
Final Celebration Equation Sheet
PLC 15: Final Traffic Light
5/19
5/20
5/21
5/22
>>>FINAL CELEBRATION <<<



     

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